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Aug 15, 2012 Kellyn Pot'vin: Curious About Oracle?  

Monday, August 6, 2012 5:49:00 PM Categories: Meeting

Are you curious about Oracle, but afraid to admit it?  It is common for many DBA's to be biased to one database platform, but it has become more and more demanding of the database administrator to manage and have a firm knowledge of more than one in many environments.  This session will introduce the SQL Server DBA to Oracle in a way that will meet their day to day challenges in a multi-platform database environment.  Come learn about how Oracle and SQL Server are very similar, different and how to translate common concepts in SQL Server to Oracle database administration.  No prior experience in Oracle is required and important features and concepts will be covered to assist the SQL Server DBA in incorporating Oracle into their database skill set.


Kellyn Pot'vin, (pronounced Poet-Vaughn) has been a Database Administrator for over twelve years, specializing in large database performance tuning for myriad of platforms, including Oracle, MSSQL and MySQL. In recent years she's been working with large SSD databases and Exadata, taking advantage of the newest technology and performance tuning features. Kellyn is known for her technical blog, and resides on the board of directors for the Rocky Mountain Oracle User Group, (RMOUG).  She is an Oracle ACE recipient and database track volunteer for ODTUG’s, (Oracle Developer Tool User Group) KSCOPE 2012 Conference.  She's performed numerous presentations in the US and Europe, along with articles for various technical newsletters and websites.  She is a current contributor to and a contributing author for Apress.  Kellyn lives with her partner, Tim and her three children in Broomfield, CO and currently is honing her technical skills at Enkitec, an Oracle-centric consulting partner, (



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